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Community Colleges toured CSU-Pueblo

October 18, 2009 – 5:30 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo invited students from five Southern Colorado community colleges to take a tour of the campus.

CSU-Pueblo Executive Assistant to President Joe Garcia, Trisha Macias said about 250 students attended the event, which was held Saturday, Sept. 26. It was an opportunity for two-year students to see the campus.

CSU-Pueblo ranked number one for distance learning program

October 12, 2009 – 9:50 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo has been ranked number one amongst 41 regionally accredited universities on the GetEducated.com affordability and credibility ranking for its distance education bachelor degrees.

GetEducated.com was founded in 1989 and it is a consumer advocacy group that reviews, rates and ranks online colleges. It uses dimensions that matter most to the consumers, which are cost and credibility.

CSU-Pueblo to host violence symposium

October 12, 2009 – 9:49 pm | One Comment

Southern Colorado Domestic Violence Symposium will present Building Partnerships for a Safer Community which will be hosted at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

This conference is sponsored by numerous organizations including Teresa’s Place Visitation Center, YWCA, Pueblo County 10th Judicial District Court, Pueblo Domestic Violence Task Force, 10th Judicial District Attorney, Pueblo City Schools, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the Center for Governmental Training.

Students have rights to their education records

October 12, 2009 – 9:48 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Admissions and Records Office advises students of their rights to their education records within the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

Katie Velarde, registrar of the records office, sent an e-mail to students on Sept. 2 informing students about their rights to their education records.

The e-mail said FERPA allows students the opportunity to check their records; however the students must send a written request to a dean, head of an academic department, registrar or university official.

CSU-Pueblo to develop three campus Projects

October 12, 2009 – 9:48 pm | One Comment

Colorado State University-Pueblo received funding from Pepsi Grants to enhance the appearance of the campus as well as to sponsor athletics.

“As part of that contract with them, they make a gift to the university of $30,000 a year,” said Joanne Ballard, vice president for finance and administration.

Unique performance to hit campus this week

October 12, 2009 – 9:47 pm |

“ICONS”, a performance by Jade Esteban Estrada, will be in the Occhiato University Center ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 8-9:30 p.m.

The performance features Estrada playing different lesbian and gay icons in history. Nicky Damania, the director of student activities, said students will benefit from what the performer brings.

“The play portrays six famous icons who changed history and they happened to be an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) individual,” he said.

RA balances responsibilities

October 12, 2009 – 9:46 pm |

Life as a residential assistant is a unique and challenging position.

Taylor Branch, 19, a second year junior majoring in computer information systems, is an RA at Colorado State University-Pueblo, and has been since February 2009, working in the Belmont Residence Hall in wing A, first floor.

Magazine holds workshop to help writers

October 12, 2009 – 9:46 pm | One Comment

The literary magazine Tempered Steel held one of many writer’s workshops last week at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

The workshop was a relaxed, unconventional critique session where writers from different backgrounds convened to offer constructive criticism of original poems and short stories.

Tempered Steel, formerly the Hungry Eye, began in 1994. The magazine’s mission is to create an awareness and literary presence on campus and the community of Pueblo to entertain, educate and enlighten.

Spotlight on Reading/Writing: Doug Hemperly

October 12, 2009 – 3:41 am |

The TODAY’s Spotlight on Reading/Writing features CSU-Pueblo faculty, staff and students sharing their reading and writing experiences. The column is co-sponsored by the English and Foreign Languages Department and the English Club. This week’s feature …

Spotlight on Reading/Writing: Dusty Parsons

October 12, 2009 – 3:09 am |

The TODAY’s Spotlight on Reading/Writing features CSU-Pueblo faculty, staff and students sharing their reading and writing experiences. The column is co-sponsored by the English and Foreign Languages Department and the English Club. This week’s feature …

CSU-Pueblo drops second in a row

October 4, 2009 – 6:05 pm |

A game that was shaping up to be a defensive battle exploded into a Nebraska-Kearney College route Saturday as the Lopers defeated the ThunderWolves 44-12.

Colorado State University-Pueblo gave up four touchdown passes of 60 yards or more, and saw another score come from a big play on the Lopers’ fumble recovery for a touchdown in the third quarter.

CSU-Pueblo volleyball falls to Chadron

October 4, 2009 – 6:00 pm |

The ThunderWolves had another off night Saturday when they faced Chadron State College, falling in four sets to the Eagles.

Despite standout nights from sophomore’s Janae Heiser and Alea Wildman, who logged 20 and 17 kills respectively, the difference was the Pack’s inability to close out close sets, as the Eagles converted more big points when it counted.